How do I survive my first night in Minecraft?
Sightseeing in Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta is a lot of fun, but there are more pressing matters to attend to. Night comes fast, and chances of surviving without a solid plan are slim. Here are ten steps to follow to ensure you survive your first night in Minecraft!
1. Take a quick course on crafting
If you haven’t a clue how to craft or what resources are used in certain crafting recipes, it would be to your benefit to get acquainted with the basics.
We have assembled a short how-to on crafting, as well as a list of essential recipes in Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta.
2. Gather wood
Walk up to the first tree you see and punch it. Keep punching until the raw wood block falls, then move onto the next wood block. Make sure you walk over the pieces on the ground — if you don’t, the raw wood won’t enter your inventory.
Keep punching wood until you have about 15-20 blocks of raw wood in your inventory.
3. Craft wood planks